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2655 South Park AveBuffalo, NY 14218



This internship opportunity is for college students who are interested in fundraising, special events, or public relations. Suggested majors include but are not limited to Communications, Public Relations, etc.

The Development Internship is designed to give college students a well-rounded experience working for one of the top cultural destinations in Western New York. This internship includes the opportunity to learn about the day-to-day operations of the Botanical Gardens and the local non-profit cultural community.


Assist the Director of Development with all aspects of fundraising and event planning including but not limited to; assisting with logistics for events, organizing donations, making baskets, mailings, social media marketing, email marketing, attend meetings and special events at the Gardens.


Current college student, senior preferred. Must be able to work occasional nights.

To apply send a cover letter and resume to:

Karen Hammer-Volunteer Coordinator khammer@buffalogardens.com and

Brittany Zandi-Director of Development bzandi@buffalogardens.com

Interview arrangements will be made with selected qualified candidates.


  • Resource Development / Management
  • Fundraising
  • Donor Management
  • Business Development
  • Professional Development

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
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